He said it's explicitly ignored for performance.
Originally Posted by optize
Are you sure? This one works:
<Files ~ "^spam.html$">
Deny from all
Why wouldn't error_log not work?
@George what sort of performance hit is this really taking? In a shared environment it's usual to have PHP error logging enabled.
In the interim you could adjust the rule so it's not ignored. IE removing the $ regex or using a FilesMatch directory which appears to not be ignored.